VIDEOS: A Wacky and Wet Wrap Up to Clark's Summer Recreation Camp

August 10, 2017

CLARK, NJ – Six weeks of Clark Recreation summer camp came to a fun-filled close on Thursday.  

The morning started with the Clark Fire Department’s arrival for Wacky Water Day.  Hoses sprayed, children screamed with delight and everyone wishing to cool down, had ample opportunity.  Recreation Director, Ralph Bernardo made the final day extra special by ...

VIDEO: 'Blue Knights in the Woods' Roll into Clark

CLARK, NJ - The Blue Knights New Jersey III held their annual Knights in the Woods motorcycle event at the Deutscher Club on Sunday, August 6.

The 50 mile motorcycle run raises money for the Valerie fund, which benefits children fighting cancer.  Current and retired members of law enforcement make up the membership of the Blue Knights.

Clark resident, Jeff Joy is the Special Events ...

Watermelon Eating Contest and More at Clark Summer Recreation

CLARK, NJ – The fun just keeps coming for campers in the Clark summer recreation program.  Under the direction of Ralph Bernardo, camp remains action-packed each week. 

Recently campers and counselors competed in the annual watermelon eating contest.   Jaws widened and chewing commenced as participants raced to see who could eat the most watermelon in one ...

Karate Program for People with Special Needs

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced a Karate Program for People with Special Needs, beginning Thursday, August 3.

The program will run every Thursday from August 3 - September 7 (excluding August 17) from 7:00 - 7:45 p.m. (ages 5-15) and 8:00 - 8:45 p.m. (ages 16 and older).  The program will take place at the Clark Recreation Center, 430 ...

Clark Pool Holds Membership Appreciation Day

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Municipal Pool celebrated Membership Appreciation Day on Sunday, July 16th.

According to Ralph Bernardo, Clark’s Recreation Director over 2000 members and guests attended the event under aptly sunny skies.  Attendees enjoyed a barbeque lunch while listening to the sound of DJ Ryan Kowelanko.  

A giant water obstacle course float kept many ...

Clark Recreation Camp 'In Full Swing' Says Director Bernardo

CLARK, NJ - Singing, dancing, tug-of-wars, bubbles, ice cream and much more in only the first two weeks of Clark Summer Recreation Camp.   With four more weeks of camp to go, the fun has only just begun.

"Camp is in full swing, and the kids are having a great time," said Ralph Bernardo, Clark's Recreation Director.  According to Bernardo there is a wide variety of ...

Clark Resident Participates in American Legion Jersey Boys State

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Lucas Cloppse of Clark recently particiipated  at the 72nd session of American Legion Jersey Boys State (ALJBS) at Rider University.

A “who’s who” slate of current and former New Jersey leaders is set to speak, including U.S. Senators Cory Booker (ALJBS ’86) and Bob Menendez (ALJBS ’71), Lt. Governor and current Republican ...

Clark Community is Invited to Play Pickleball

CLARK, NJ - Pickleball is the latest program to enter the lineup of sports offered at the Clark Recreation Center.  Coach John Silvestri and Clark Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo invite residents and non-residents to join in the fun. 

It all happens on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. on the tennis courts adjacent to the Recreation center.   Bernardo suggests folks come down ...

Clark Pool Bustling Over July 4 Weekend

CLARK, NJ - Great weather and a holiday weekend brought record crowds to the Clark Municipal  Pool over Fourth of July weekend according to Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo.  Members enjoyed raft day, discounted burgers, a kids' party, DJ and swimming in the Olympic size pool.  Membership is still available.  Those interested can  apply at the pool daily from 12-8.

SLIDESHOW: Clark Fireworks Light Up The Night Sky

CLARK, NJ - The annual township fireworks display lit up the sky over Clark with a bang this year on the grounds of Arthur L. Johnson High School on July 4.   According to Mayor Sal Bonaccorso , this year's show brought a record crowd.   Attendees were treated to a spectacular show of lights accompanied by patriotic music provided by a live DJ.  Food trucks and vendors ...

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